NCMR08 Pre-Conference: Academic Research for Media Reform

, 8:00am –
Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN

Co-hosted by Pennsylvania State University, the SSRC, and Free Press, the Academic Research for Media Reform Symposium for Scholars was held the day before the National Conference for Media Reform (May 6-8, 2008). Scholars presented new research on issues of media ownership, sustaining independent media, digital technology challenges, and access to dominant media, with the aim of promoting dialogue between academics and media advocates/activists.